321 Gang – Newsletter – April – 2024

Welcome to our April Newsletter!

The Gang is getting ready for our next upcoming live event as we sponsor Realize LIVE Americas 2024, taking place in Las Vegas from May 13th – 16th. Join the community of innovators in design, manufacturing, and lifecycle management to fast-track your digital transformation. Visit us at booth P5 to explore how we can assist you in working smarter, enhancing efficiency, and achieving transformative results. There’s still time to register, but the event is quickly approaching, so get on it!

After Realize LIVE, the Gang will dive into our own live event taking place in Pontiac, MI on June 11. The IBM Engineering User Conference and Automotive Day will be packed with thrilling discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities in the realm of IBM Engineering. Prepare to connect with your peers, acquire valuable insights, and enjoy the experience of hanging out in the super cool M1 Concourse. Register now to enjoy a day and evening dedicated to everything automotive and engineering.

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Partner News and Announcements


What’s new in ReqXChanger 3.0.0? SodiusWillert ReqXChanger enables linking between requirements held in your favorite requirements management tool and corresponding UML/SysML models stored in your preferred modeling environment. Leveraging the well-established ReqIF standard, ReqXChanger facilitates the creation of bi-directional links across different artifacts.

Our recent Webinar is available on-demand now! Integrating Jira with IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management HERE


Welcome to the Hello PLE series! Hello PLE: Smart Variant Management in just 4 steps HERE

What is PLE?


Did you miss our March Webinar Getting Started with Embedded DevOps and CI/CD using Gitlab?
You can watch it on-demand HERE.

GitLab as a Tool for CI/CD in Embedded Systems Development: A Step-by-Step Guide. READ

AI-Powered DevSecOps Connect Detroit – Troy, MI. April 25. GitLab will host a roundtable discussion in the President’s Room to discuss ways to reduce security and compliance risks.

Jira Align

Atlassian Team ’24 is about teamwork innovation—advancing the way people work together with deep human insight and breakthrough technology. April 30 – May 2 in Las Vegas.

The Atlassian Jira Align team is pleased to announce Jira Align v.10.132.

Also, check out the release notes for v.10.131.


Let’s celebrate our IBM Champions: Walter van der HeidenAndy Lapping, and Martin Stockl. Wondering what sets an IBM Champion apart? Well, they’re enthusiasts who relish sharing their profound knowledge and extensive expertise in IBM technologies at conferences, seminars, and various technical communities.

Is the Medical Device industry your jam? This one’s for you on-demand Webinar Streamlining Medical Device Development: Integrated Compliance, Quality, and Agility

Streamlining Aviation Systems & Software Compliance w/IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management WATCH NOW

One last short Video…Managing Complexity with Model Based Systems Engineering


Are you looking to take your IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management (ELM) solution to the next level? Join us for an enlightening live Webinar on May 7 as we explore how integrating Apptio Targetprocess can supercharge your IBM ELM solution, leading to improved business outcomes.

WATCH a short video about the Enterprise Agile and Business Agility Solution – Apptio Targetprocess

The Fast Track Guide to SAFe Implementation This Fast Track Guide offers a practical and accelerated roadmap to getting your SAFe implementation off the ground.

Industry-Related News

Coming soon: GitLab dependency firewall

INCOSE’s new April INSIGHT issue is HERE!

Congratulations to GitLab – 2024 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year Award in the Application Development – DevOps category

Important update from Scaled Agile Inc: The Future of SAFe

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